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Dublin lockdown due to very real risk of widespread Covid transmission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government has taken drastic action to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease Covid-19 in ...

More than 100 million Americans to lose use of WeChat, TikTok apps

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

'Let's talk about dementia' on World Alzheimer's Day 2020

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year to raise the awareness ...

10 most remarkable chandeliers in the Moscow Metro

Travel Sept 20 2020 Anna Sorokina Moscow Metro stations often look like veritable palaces for commuters. And so it is ...

PCOO to launch 'Gramo Dos: Unipormado' anti-narco docu sequel

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), in partnership with the Radio Television Malacanang (RTVM) ...

PH chairs ASEAN TVET Council 2020-2022

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Philippines is the inaugural Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ...

Iran Proxies Appear Emboldened by US Drawdown Decision

WASHINGTON - Last week's U.S. announcement that it would withdraw more than 2,000 of its troops from Iraq this month ...

US Snaps Back UN Sanctions on Iran

The United States is returning virtually all the U.N. sanctions on Iran, including an arms embargo, according to a Saturday ...

A look at the venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games will welcome its 500-day countdown on Monday. As an ...

Collective action within UN framework needed to tackle global challenges

Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2020 shows the outside view of the United Nations headquarters in New York, the United ...

Former MI6 man suspected of selling information to Chinese spies

London [UK], September 20 (ANI): A British businessman, formerly of British Secret Intelligence Service MI6, is under investigation for allegedly ...

100 wins as CSK skipper: 'Thala' Dhoni stages winning return

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings' skipper MS Dhoni announced his return to cricket by recording 100 ...

Three held, 478 grams heroin seized in UP's Maharajganj

Maharajganj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 20 (ANI): Three persons have been arrested allegedly with 478 grams of heroin near the ...

Simanchala Dash appointed as advisor to IMF Executive Director

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): The government has approved the proposal to appoint Simanchala Dash as an advisor to ...

Gareth Bale comes back to Tottenham after 7 years

London [UK], September 20 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur has confirmed the signing of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid on a season-long ...

Quadruplets family shakes off poverty in E China

The quadruplet girls read a book at the classroom in Shangbao Village, Ganzhou City of east China's Jiangxi Province, Sept. ...

Political Brawl Erupts Over US Supreme Court Vacancy

Battle lines were drawn across America's political landscape Saturday over the replacement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ...

Wolff shoots 65 to lead U.S. Open by 2

Matthew Wolff shot a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to build a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the ...

Rockies designate struggling Davis for assignment

The Colorado Rockies are parting ways with high-priced reliever Wade Davis as manager Bud Black told reporters Saturday that Davis ...

US COVID-19 Deaths Approach 200,000

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are approaching 200,000 as Minnesota, South Dakota and other U.S. states grapple with surges in ...

1 killed, 5 injured in Afghanistan IED blast

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 20 (ANI): A woman lost her life and five others were injured in an IED explosion which ...

High Court of J-K approves Arbitration Centres at Srinagar, Jammu

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 20 (ANI): The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has accorded approval to setting ...

IPL 13: CSK make winning start, defeat MI by 5 wickets

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made a winning start in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ...

Telangana innovator creates tech to kill COVID virus using UV-C light

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 19 (ANI): The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has motivated innovators across the country to develop technology to ...

NaVi, Astralis earn top seeds at ESL Pro League: Europe

Astralis and Natus Vincere captured the top seeds with easy wins in the final day of group play at the ...

Civilian Casualties Drop in Eastern Ukraine as Cease-fire Holds

GENEVA - U.N. officials say a cease-fire that took effect in July in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding and ...

Fantastic Faf steers Chennai to victory in IPL opener

South Africa's to win by five wickets in Abu Dhabi.Du Plessis made an unbeaten 58 and put on a key ...

Barca president Bartomeu wants to make peace with Messi

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said he does not want to argue with Lionel Messi and believes the Argentinian ...

Families struggle as heavy rain, more floods expected in Sudan

Camps for the displaced are growing in number and size in the outskirts of Sinjah, according to Adow.Mutwali Adam of ...

WFP Links Record Hunger Levels to Conflict, Climate Change, COVID-19

GENEVA - The World Food Program says many countries affected by conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are experiencing record levels ...

Zaha double hands Man Utd dreadful Premier League start

But they could have no complaints about the result as they looked way off the pace in their first match ...

D.C. United acquire Reyna from Whitecaps

D.C. United acquired midfielder/forward Yordy Reyna and a 2020 international spot from the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday in exchange for ...

Ex-UP head of TV news channel held for duping man of Rs 9.72 crore

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 19 (ANI): The Special Task Force has arrested the former Uttar Pradesh head of a ...

New Zealand's McMillan pulls out from Bangladesh coaching role

Former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan on Saturday pulled out as Bangladesh's batting consultant for their series in Sri Lanka ...

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Trump's executive order to ban TikTok heading for the courts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - TikTok has asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban ...

Third consecutive day of losses for Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks wrapped up weekly losses for a third week in a row on Friday, ...

Nvidia promises to keep Arm brand, keep it neutral

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...

Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

News Trans-Pacific Partnership in UK sights

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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